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There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
Steven Brust

Meaning of "millions" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MILLIONS

millions  [ˈmɪljənz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MILLIONS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Millions is a pronoun.
The pronoun is a word that replaces other terms that designate people or things at any given moment.

WHAT DOES MILLIONS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Millions

Millions is a 2004 British comedy-drama film directed by Danny Boyle, and starring Alex Etel, Lewis McGibbon, and James Nesbitt. The screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce adapted his novel while the film was in the process of being made. The novel Millions was subsequently awarded the Carnegie Medal. So far, this is Danny Boyle's only film not R rated by the MPAA.

Definition of millions in the English dictionary

The definition of millions in the dictionary is an extremely large but unspecified number, quantity, or amount of people, things, or money that is greater than one million.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MILLIONS


buttons
ˈbʌtənz
commons
ˈkɒmənz
communications
kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃənz
conditions
kənˈdɪʃənz
congratulations
kənˌɡrætjʊˈleɪʃənz
connections
kəˈnɛkʃənz
directions
dɪˈrɛkʃənz
dominions
dəˈmɪnjənz
Evans
ˈɛvənz
gardens
ˈɡɑːdənz
horizons
həˈraɪzənz
instructions
ɪnˈstrʌkʃənz
limitations
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃənz
Lions
ˈlaɪənz
occasions
əˈkeɪʒənz
Onions
ˈʌnjənz
persons
ˈpɜːsənz
relations
rɪˈleɪʃənz
sessions
ˈsɛʃənz
trillions
ˈtrɪljənz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MILLIONS

milling
milling machine
milliohm
million
millionaire
millionairess
millionary
millionfold
millionnaire
millionnairess
millionth
milliosmol
millipede
milliprobe
milliradian
millirem
milliroentgen
millisecond
millisievert
millivolt

WORDS THAT END LIKE MILLIONS

accommodations
admissions
alterations
combinations
foundations
frequently asked questions
go through the motions
intentions
jump to conclusions
medallions
passions
preparations
proportions
provisions
public relations
reflections
representations
telecommunications
transactions
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Synonyms and antonyms of millions in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «millions» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MILLIONS

Find out the translation of millions to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of millions from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «millions» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

百万
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

millones
570 millions of speakers

English

millions
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाखों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الملايين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

миллиона
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

milhões
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লক্ষ লক্ষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

des millions
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berjuta-juta
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Millionen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

無数
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수백만
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Yuta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

triệu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மில்லியன் கணக்கான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाखो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

milyonlarca
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

milioni
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

miliony
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мільйона
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

milioane
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκατομμύρια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

miljoene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

miljontals
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

millioner
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of millions

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MILLIONS»

The term «millions» is very widely used and occupies the 3.867 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MILLIONS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about millions

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10 QUOTES WITH «MILLIONS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word millions.
1
Andre Agassi
Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it.
2
Elena Anaya
Always, your work is the same: You have to tell a story, you have to make a character. It doesn't matter if there are thousands of dollars, millions behind it, or if there is nothing.
3
David Axelrod
But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people.
4
Erykah Badu
There are millions and billions of atoms of memory of all kinds of musical themes in me.
5
Bernard Baruch
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
6
Kylie Bax
My first child, I think I was completely shell shocked. I was ecstatic but in shock that I was now responsible completely for another life and it was my co-creation and how did I manage that?! I was in awe that I had actually done what millions of other women had done, given birth and now an added responsibility of 'mommy' in my life ahead!
7
Pat Boone
I'm associated with gospel music in the minds of millions of people.
8
Eli Broad
Without a doubt, stem cell research will lead to the dramatic improvement in the human condition and will benefit millions of people.
9
Steven Brust
There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
10
James Cameron
I try to live with honor, even if it costs me millions of dollars and takes a long time. It's very unusual in Hollywood. Few people are trustworthy - a handshake means nothing to them. They feel they're required to keep an agreement with you only if you're successful or they need you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MILLIONS»

Discover the use of millions in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to millions and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Millions
Two brothers, Damian and Anthony, are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to join the Euro.
Frank Cottrell Boyce, 2008
2
Millions
After their mother dies, two brothers find a huge amount of money which they must spend quickly before England switches to the new European currency, but they disagree on what to do with it.
Frank Cottrell Boyce, 2008
3
Millions
It was a one-in-a-million chance.
Frank Cottrell Boyce, 2005
4
'Millions Like Us'?: British Culture in the Second World War
This collection of essays brings together the latest historical research on cultural production and reception during the Second World War. It covers the way in which cultural provision was viewed by the labour movement and industry.
Nick Hayes, Jeff Hill, 1999
5
Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved
Useful as a stand-alone text or as a complement to Essentials of Global Health, this book provides readers with a clear and inspiring picture of how global public health efforts have made a difference in the lives of people around the world ...
Ruth Levine, 2007
6
China's Millions: The China Inland Mission and Late Qing ...
In China's Millions, the newest volume of the acclaimed Studies in the History of Christian Missions series, veteran historian Alvyn Austin crafts a compelling narrative of the sprawling history of the China Inland Mission.
Alvyn Austin, 2007
7
How to make millions with your ideas: an entrepreneur's guide
"How to Make Millions with Your Ideas" has all the answers. This book is packed with the true stories and proven advice of ordinary people who began with just an idea, a simple product, or a fledgling business and wound up with "millions.
Dan S. Kennedy, 1996
8
Backstage to Millions
You can make as much as you choose in the concert business.
Kassim Carney, 2009
9
Magazines for the Millions: Gender and Commerce in the ...
Argues that the two popular women's magazines were pivotal in the combining of gender and commercialism at the turn of the century, and that publishers and advertisers conspired to create both a gendered commercial discourse and a ...
Helen Damon-Moore, 1994
10
Millions of Snowflakes
"One little snowflake falls on my nose.
Mary McKenna Siddals, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MILLIONS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term millions is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Mega Millions numbers for July 21; one ticket holder wins $152 …
One ticket holder matched the Mega Millions winning numbers on July 21, 2015, winning the $152 million jackpot. Tonight's Powerball jackpot ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
2
Ted Cruzs Iran doomsday: Murder of millions of Israelis, Americans
Ted Cruz's worst fear about the nuclear deal with Iran? That “millions of Americans will be murdered by radical theocratic zealots.” Speaking to ... «Politico, Jul 15»
3
Kevin Trudeau allegedly trying to hide millions from government
But he's apparently looking ahead to when he gets out, allegedly trying to hide his millions in foreign accounts. The government is trying to find ... «WLS-TV, Jul 15»
4
Goldman Sachs And Visa's Ex-Chairman Bet Millions On Young …
Early in 2014, a former Goldman Sachs analyst and his cofounder decided to make themselves guinea pigs for a better way to track information ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
5
Detroit, Michigan could lose millions in US blight funds
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan agreement unveiled in the U.S. Senate Tuesday to pay for road and bridge improvements over the next six years ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
6
Gabon denies paying Messi millions
Libreville - Gabon's presidency on Tuesday denied paying four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi millions of dollars to lay the ... «Sport24, Jul 15»
7
Millions and Millions” Are Already Using Apple Music
Less than a month after the launch of streaming service Apple Music, Apple's CEO Tim Cook announced that “Millions and millions of ... «TechCrunch, Jul 15»
8
World First Bionic Eye Gives Hope To Millions
Millions of people suffering with the most common cause of sight loss in the developed world are given fresh hope. 03:04, UK, Wednesday 22 ... «Sky News, Jul 15»
9
Faulty meter missed millions of cubic metres of water piped to North …
North Vancouver residents used millions of cubic metres of water that was never accounted for by the regional district because of a faulty meter ... «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
10
Where are Arthur Porter's millions? Mystery of missing $5M stash of …
MONTREAL — With the death last month of alleged hospital fraudster Arthur Porter, the mystery of where he might have stashed as much as $5 ... «National Post, Jul 15»

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